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Cannon Street ⇄ Knightsbridge Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Cannon Street to Knightsbridge is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at South Kensington

  1. From Cannon Street take the District Line
  2. Change at South Kensington to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Knightsbridge

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington [change train] South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Cannon Street to Hyde Park Corner, Cannon Street to South Kensington and Cannon Street to Sloane Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Cannon Street underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Knightsbridge station is not wheelchair accessible

Cannon Street station entrance – The entrance on Dowgate Hill to the booking hall is on the level, but there’s a flight of stairs from the Cannon Street entrance (11 steps down). After that you can use a lift from the booking hall to the westbound platform (or two flights of 10 steps down), but you’ll have to use stairs to the eastbound platform (2x12 steps down)

Changing tube line at South Kensington – Changing between the Circle and District lines is on the same platform, but you must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District lines and Piccadilly line

Knightsbridge station exit – There’s an escalator and one flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use six flights of stairs (16 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that there’s another two flights of stairs between the booking hall and the Knightsbridge northside exit (8 steps up +21 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Knightsbridge southside exit (4 steps up +18 steps up +4 steps up), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside exit (7 steps up +13 steps up +6 steps up) and Brompton Road westside exit (4 steps up +5 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Knightsbridge to Cannon Street is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at South Kensington

  1. From Knightsbridge take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at South Kensington to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Cannon Street

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington [change train] South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Knightsbridge to Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge to South Kensington and Knightsbridge to Sloane Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Knightsbridge train station is not wheelchair accessible

Cannon Street station is not wheelchair accessible

Knightsbridge station entrance – There are two flights of stairs between the Knightsbridge northside entrance and the booking hall (21 steps down +8 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the Knightsbridge southside entrance (4 steps down +18 steps down +4 steps down), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside entrance (6 steps down +13 steps down +7 steps down) and Brompton Road westside entrance (15 steps down +5 steps down +4 steps down). After that there’s another escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another six flights of stairs (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at South Kensington – Changing between the Circle and District lines is on the same platform, but you must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District lines and Piccadilly line

Cannon Street station exit – There’s a lift from the westbound platform to the booking hall (or two flights of 10 steps up), but you’ll have to use stairs from the eastbound platform (2x12 steps up). Ater that you must use a flight of stairs to the Cannon Street exit (11 steps up), but the Dowgate Hill exit is on the level

Tube fare between Cannon Street and Knightsbridge

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Cannon Street ⇄ Knightsbridge Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Cannon Street ⇄ Knightsbridge Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult train prices 2024, Senior train prices 2024, Child train prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 2024
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – They stations are 3¼ miles apart and you could walk the distance in around one hour

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus fares 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – A 3¼ mile taxi journey between Knightsbridge station and Cannon Street should cost approximately £14.30 to £24.60 and take 14-27 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Cannon Street station and Knightsbridge